Definition of irreflexive in English:


Syllabification: ir·re·flex·ive
Pronunciation: /ˌirəˈfleksiv


Denoting a relation that never holds between a term and itself.
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  • G is an irreflexive, asymmetric and transitive relation.
  • A relation on a set is irreflexive provided that no element is related to itself.
  • A strict order is one that is irreflexive and transitive; such an order is also trivially antisymmetric.

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